16 days in Finland Itinerary

16 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Singapore

4
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Get a sense of the local culture at Katajanokka and Mannerheim Museum. Popular historic sites such as The Aalto House and Johannes Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki day trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. In December, Helsinki is colder than Singapore - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Kuusisto Manor, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, and then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Turku trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Naantali Old Town, Kuusisto Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre ©
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenexamine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then fly down the slopes at Discover Lapland. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort.

Find out how to plan Levi trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Discover Lapland ©
Discover Lapland
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Inari
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Highlights from your plan
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Ranua Zoo and Syvasenvaara Fell. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rovaniemi Church and Christmas House Santa. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy